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Michael Richard

Michael Richard

Johannesburg, ZA
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Michael Richard

Michael Richard

  Johannesburg, ZA

Highlights

Michael is new to Voices.com but not new to the industry he has an extremely VERSATILE, WARM, ENGAGING, BELIEVABLE, CONFIDENT, NATURAL, PROFESSIONAL, KNOWLEDGABLE, GENUINE, CARING, HIGHLY LISTENABLE AND RESONANT VOICE.
Michael can perform a variety DIFFERENT STYLES with ease, CORPORATE, BUSINESS, INTERNET EXPLAINERS, DOCUMENTARY, NARRATION, SOFT SELL, HARD SELL, MOTIVATIONAL, CONVERSATIONAL, ENERGETIC, REALISTIC, SEXY,AMUSING, EDUCATIONAL and UNDERSTATED.
Michael will provide a WELCOMING, PROFESSIONAL voice for your IVR, VOIP, ON HOLD MESSAGING or PHONE ANSWERING SERVICE.
Michael will bring any AUDIO BOOK to life and recreate THEATRE OF THE MIND.
When voicing CORPORATES and AUDIOVISUALS Michael is BELIEVABLE, PROFESSIONAL, CONFIDENT, AUTHORATATIVE and SINCERE.
When it comes to E-LEARNING and EDUCATIONAL voice work, he comes across as MOTIVATIONAL, INFORMATIVE, INTELLIGENT, WARM, FRIENDLY and GENUINE.
Michael is RELIABLE, CREATIVE, FOCUSSED, MOTIVATED, HARD WORKING and takes DIRECTION WELL.

Languages

English (British), English, English (South African), English (North American), English (Irish), English (Scottish), English (Australian)

Accents

Australian, British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), German, Irish, Italian, Jewish, North American, Russian, Scottish, South African

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

Experience

Michael is a versatile, award winning actor and voice artist with over 30 years experience.
Michael has performed in many films, television series and theatre productions and musicals since 1974 playing a variety of roles both comedic and dramatic performing characters with American, British (RP and regional) German, Jewish and a viariety of South African accents including neutral English South African and Afrikaans.
Michael is a top voice over artist and radio performer and has worked consistantly since 1974 performing in many radio serials and dramas playing a variety of different characters for SAfm (National Radio Station)
He is currently performing on SAfm's long running RADIO SOAP - RADIO VUKA where he performs the role of a camp middle aged theatre producer and radio announcer Denton Farr Douglas.
Since Michael started his career in 1974 he has done many voice overs for Television and Radio in different styles from Soft Sell and Sexy to Conversational and Vorporate, Hard sell and Bright to Character voices, Announcer tags and Documentaries and Narrations for Audio Books.
Michael has voiced several animated series such as Maja the Bee and Ball Town.

Credentials

Education

A levels from Plumtree School Zimbabwe
Attended the University of Cape Town for four years graduating in 1973 with an honours degree in Drama.

Studio

  • Microphone

    Samson COIU Pro USB Studio Condenser Microphone

  • Computer & Software

    Audacity

  • Special Equipment

    Samson PSOI Pop Filter, Shock Mount, Space Reflection SE electronics

  • Delivery Methods

    MP3, WAV

  • Turnaround Time

    24 hours or sooner depending on time difference

Service Description

Clean, edited high quality sound tracks
Professional and friendly
Can self direct or is available on Skype.

Testimonials

Michael has worked as a freelance vocal performer for SAfm SABC for many years, performing in countless radio dramas, promos, billboards and book readings. He is currently performing in a long running radio serial, Radio Vuka. Michael is versatile and has the ability to bring characters to life with his voice. He is reliable, friendly and always gives more than just whats required.

Julia Anne Malone/ Head of Drama SAfm, SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation)

Michael is one of South Africa's top voice artists. His voice is well suited for corporate and audiovisuals. He is extremely reliable and always delivers top notch work. Its always a pleasure working with him.

Steve Spanenberg, owner Audio Precision Sound.

Michael is an exceptional voice talent. Highly professional and well respected in the industry. His resonant voice is always a favourite with clients.

Marge Hughes, Executive producer, Air Films

Voice Over Clients

BMW
Mercedes Benz
Emirates
Garnier
Nedbank
FNB
Audi
Tiger Wheel and Tyre
Virgin Atlantic
British Airways
Cadburys
Riccoffy
Jacobs Kroning

Payment Terms

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Next Steps

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Commercial and Corporate Demo 50

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BMW Radio Commercial 45 secs 8

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Internet Business 52

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TV commercial 11

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Audio Book Narration 30

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Movie Trailer Demo 48

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Video Game Demo 56

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